Collaborative Robots

Flexible Manufacturing Roadshow comes to the UK

Flexible Manufacturing Roadshow comes to the UK

Omron has taken its European Flexible Manufacturing Roadshow on the road to Bradford, featuring exclusive demonstrations of cutting-edge, human-machine collaborative solutions not usually seen outside of a factory setting due to their size and scale. Held at Strategic Partner Reeco Automation’s new dedicated Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) Centre in Rowan Park, Bradford, over 75 invited […]

By June 23, 2022 Read More →

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Robotic arm improves industry-wide waste removal methods

Robotic arm improves industry-wide waste removal methods

A robot which accurately replicates the mechanics of a human arm has been manufactured to remove specific waste from hazardous liquids from a safe, remote distance. The team at engineering company Forth designed and created a robotic arm to operate like its human counterpart, complete with gripper technology to act as a hand, so the […]

By January 31, 2022 Read More →

Recent News

Smart cobot is the ReBeL of low cost automation

Smart cobot is the ReBeL of low cost automation

The world’s first plastic gearbox for cobots and access to a digital ecosystem: the latest Igus Low Cost Automation product records 20 new projects per week in Germany alone. Low cost and about 8kg, the plug-and-play ReBeL cobot is one of the lightest cobots on the market. Digital services provided with it, such as the […]

By June 8, 2022 Read More →
Schneider Electric launches digital twin software

Schneider Electric launches digital twin software

Schneider Electric has launched EcoStruxure Machine Expert Twin, a scalable digital twin software solution to manage the entire machine lifecycle. The software enables OEMs to create digital models of real machines so they can be designed and commissioned virtually before building the machine itself. EcoStruxure Machine Expert Twin’s intuitive environment includes drag-and-drop mechatronic components, VR/AR […]

By June 1, 2022 Read More →
Schaffner introduces EMC filter series for robotics

Schaffner introduces EMC filter series for robotics

Schaffner announces the availability of the new FN2500 and FN2640 EMC filter series for robotics applications. The new filters have been developed to meet the specific needs of this important and growing market. Many robotics applications require power supplies to be mounted in 19” rack cabinets. To accommodate this and provide systems builders with seamless […]

By June 1, 2022 Read More →
Cable and hose protection on gantry robots

Cable and hose protection on gantry robots

The moving gantry units installed by Cimcorp employ cable carriers from Kabelschlepp Metool, making it possible for the cables and hoses to move reliably and safely despite the high accelerations. The moving gantry units are controlled using feed drives, with one installed on each side of the gantry. Thanks to this modular overhead gantry concept, […]

By May 30, 2022 Read More →
Game-changing product launch as Igus redefines transport

Game-changing product launch as Igus redefines transport

Renowned globally for engineering innovation, Igus is set to exceed expectations with a head-turning, maintenance-free product that will really shake up the way we travel. Igus believes it has created a real breakthrough in low-cost transportation that is nearly totally maintenance-free. Its UK debut is at The Engineering Expo, a new engineering-focused exhibition held at […]

By May 25, 2022 Read More →